Events & Webinars | Community Foundations Network

Community Foundations Topical Call: Supporting Family Learning and Assessment

October 10, 2023 | Daria Teutonico
Intentional learning and right-sized assessment are hallmarks of effective philanthropy. Donors and foundations frequently ask such questions as: What impact have grantees had? Are we reasonable in our expectations of that impact? Are we making progress toward our goals and vision? Are we improving in our ability to govern and manage our work as a family? Community foundation staff often Read More
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Community Foundations Topical Call: Managing Fee-For-Service Philanthropy Advising and Consulting Work

The wealth management industry has steadily increased fee-based advisory services, complementing or entirely replacing income earned from assets under management. Two drivers of this shift are the competition from lost-cost investing options shrinking firms’ profit margins, and the interest of rising generations and mass-affluent clients in fee transparency. Community foundations have also been experimenting with fee-based advisory and grantmaking services, Read More

Community Engagement Officer, Equity and Inclusion

May 26, 2023
Approximately 75% of the Community Engagement Officer’s time will be spent providing staff leadership and support for the Equity Initiative. The remaining time will be spent on other program-related activities, donor services, and other priorities, including professional development and administrative matters. The Community Engagement Officer will serve as the key relationship manager for a portfolio of approximately 10-15 donors. Read More
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Community Foundations Topical Call: Philanthropic Advisor Competencies

The demand for philanthropic advice is increasing and, in response, more firms and organizations are hiring advisors to wealthy donors and families. However, our field of philanthropic advisors and consultants is a beautiful mess of talents, perspectives, responsibilities, and expectations. In October 2022, the American College of Financial Services convened 50 experts and practitioners to envision a more cohesive future Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Emerging Family Leaders Peer Network: Peer Connection and Community-Building

August 3, 2023
It can be challenging to be a leader in a family philanthropy context, particularly as a member of the next generation. How do you navigate the family dynamics of the multiple generations? How do you develop the skills and connections to be seen as a leader in your family’s philanthropic efforts? How do you have an influence on the strategic direction Read More
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Community Foundations Topical Call: Balancing Individual and Collective Giving in Families

May 16, 2023 | Ashley Blanchard, Tony Macklin
Families often balance giving based on shared purpose and priorities with allowing members to pursue individual interests and goals. The tension between those two goals increases as new voices join the decision-making—spouses/partners, younger generations, non-family advisors, and more. NCFP and Lansberg Gersick Advisors (LGA) recently completed a study of how families navigate the tension and successfully sustain collaborative philanthropy. LGA Read More

Essex County Community Foundation

January 30, 2023
Essex County Community Foundation inspires philanthropy that strengthens the communities of Essex County by managing charitable assets, strengthening and supporting nonprofits and engaging in strategic community leadership initiatives.   Read More

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham

January 26, 2023
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham was built on, and continues to thrive on, the idea that together, we have the power to create transformational change. We work every day to take on the fundamental issues that challenge the growth and success of the people in our communities, supporting those in need in our five-county region and supporting those who Read More

Community Foundation of Broward

January 26, 2023
The Community Foundation of Broward provides community leadership, fosters bold philanthropy and builds permanent resources to tackle Broward’s biggest challenges – today and forever. Read More